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An ECM Project: From Strategic Plan to Implementation Plan

Published: 24 August 2007

ID: G00151019

Analyst(s): Karen M. Shegda, Kenneth Chin


Enterprise content management is an important, strategic IT infrastructure component, but an ECM solution will likely disappoint if it is implemented without a good strategy or a solid project plan. Consider five steps that are critical to ECM success.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Tie ECM Projects to Business Strategy
  • Analyze the Business and Technical Requirements
  • Produce an RFP
  • Evaluate and Select Finalists
  • Create a Project Implementation Plan

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